(You do know you can click these to make them bigger, right?) Yes, this is one of my pet peeves. Like my Memorial Day post six weeks ago, this is a reminder of what the day is about. So many take these things for granted, without giving it a thought. My mission is about provoking thought. … See the Meme
Remember that guy who fit in so nicely? Yeah, well, nobody else does either.
Of course, politicians prefer “Us vs. Them” — which only unites us …only briefly.
…you can’t un-see it. And then you start looking for more. And yes, you’ll be able to find more.
So who said “Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.”? May did, in his 1969 book Love and Will. That was adapted by Elie Wiesel in 1986 to “The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference,” which is ironically better known. Another interesting May quote was way ahead of its time: “Lacking … See the Meme
A few years ago I saw this meme on Memorial Day weekend. I didn’t make it, but I wanted to know the story behind it. No one who posted ever said who James was, or who the woman is, so I researched it. This is Mary McHugh at the Arlington National Cemetery grave (Section 60 Site … See the Meme
When is the last time you stopped to think about how good you have it? Johnny Joey “Triple J” Jones joined the U.S. Marines right out of high school. He served as a Explosive Ordnance Disposal tech in Iraq and Afghanistan, defusing bombs. He lost both legs above the knees in Afghanistan when he was … See the Meme
Pippa likes to wait for the mail delivery, and take it into the house. Sadly, sometimes there’s no mail. Happily, their postman is really cool. He posted these photos (and comments) to Facebook last August, but they apparently only went viral recently.
Boy, I sure hope that chute can be pointed in another direction. It’s nice to know that some morticians can be chipper!
(And then leave them there!) Astronaut Edgar Mitchell (1930–2016) was born in Texas and raised in Artesia, New Mexico. Even before Mitchell walked on the moon, he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Richard M. Nixon in 1970 for his role in helping rescue the Apollo 13 astronauts. The Overview Effect refers to the … See the Meme